Tagged with Bargain

Bons Ventos Vinho Regional Lisboa Tinto 2009

Buying this wine was quite lucky, I was just in Vintage Cellars for a look and came across this. It was trying the new varieties that really had me hooked; Castelao, Camarate, Tinta Miuda and the slightly more familiar Touriga Nacional. I pretended to browse the rest of the store while looking up the grapes … Continue reading

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Ingoldby Grenache Shiraz 2011

I had a realisation this afternoon that most people who have been reading this aren’t as likely to go out and search for the odd wines that I seem to gravitate towards, so for this review I went to the local bottle shop and bought this hoping that it was more easily accessible, the reasonable … Continue reading

Chateau Saintongey Bordeaux – 2009

The first wine I’m tasting will be a Bordeaux I recently bought from Get Wines Direct. I found the aroma to be fruity, with plum overtones, it also had a lovely garnet red colour. The palate had a first taste of star anise, medium tannins and a tight finish. The age carried well as I’d … Continue reading